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Denton, Texas, December 5, 1963 -- The kitchen in the Federal Regional Center (FRC) in Denton, Texas, as it existed in December of 1963. The FRC was built in the early 1960s to provide shelter to federal officials in the event of a nuclear war. The kitchen was removed in 2009 to provide additional office space

Denton, Texas, December 5, 1963 -- The kitchen in the Federal Regional...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 1963-12-05 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Earl Armstrong City/State: Denton, TX Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and Eme... More

Denton, Texas, December 31, 1961 -- Cement trucks deliver concrete for the lower level of the Federal Regional Center (FRC) in Denton, Texas in December, 1963. The FRC was operated by the Office of Civil Defense Mobilization, a FEMA predecessor

Denton, Texas, December 31, 1961 -- Cement trucks deliver concrete for...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 1961-12-31 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Earl Armstrong City/State: Denton, TX Keywords: emergency operation centers Categories: Feature Stories Ph... More

Unknown, August 11, 2007 -- Funnel cloud in the evening sky.  Tornadoes can form in a moment's notice, emphasizing the importance of being prepared.  Photograph from NOAA.

Unknown, August 11, 2007 -- Funnel cloud in the evening sky. Tornadoe...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tornado in the late evening sky Production Date: 08/11/2007 Caption: Unknown, August 11, 2007 -- Funnel cloud in the evening sky. Tornadoes can form in a mome... More

Emergency Planning and Security - Augusta, Maine, September 8, 2008 -- Maine Emergency Management Agency representatives Dwane Hubert and Rayna Leibowitz meet with Michelle Collins (FEMA) to implement the STEP program in 11 schools across the state of Maine. Ashlie Chandler/FEMA.

Emergency Planning and Security - Augusta, Maine, September 8, 2008 --...

The original database describes this as: Title: Maine Emergency Management Agency meets with FEMA to roll out STEP program. Production Date: 09/08/2008 Caption: Augusta, Maine, September 8, 2008 -- Maine Eme... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Purvis, Miss. , October 3, 2008 -- Rows and rows of bottles of water fill the Purvis Warehouse, ready to be shipped to disasters around the country. Recently, the Warehouse was audited and received a rating of 98. 8 percent of inventory, the highest of any warehouse audited. Jennifer Smits/FEMA.

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Purvis, Miss. , October 3, 2008 -- Rows and...

The original database describes this as: Title: Bottles of Water at the Purvis Warehouse in Mississippi Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: Purvis, Miss. , October 3, 2008 -- Rows and rows of bottles of wat... More

Fire ^ Wildfire - Boulder, Colo. , Jan. 8, 2009 -- Old Stage Fire burned right up to the edge of the  Dakota Ridge subdivision.  Fire Fighters stoped it there because it was built with an outer road that protects the houses from wildland fires. Photo: Michael Rieger/FEMA

Fire ^ Wildfire - Boulder, Colo. , Jan. 8, 2009 -- Old Stage Fire burn...

The original database describes this as: Title: Fire Danger sign in Colorado Production Date: 01/08/2009 Caption: Boulder, Colo. , Jan. 8, 2009 -- Old Stage Fire burned right up to the edge of the Dakota Ri... More

Washington, D. C. , Jan. 21, 2009 -- FEMA departing Administrator R. David Paulison, bids farewell for the final time to agency employees. FEMA employees lined the headquarter's hallways to to say good bye today. Photo by Barry Bahler/FEMA

Washington, D. C. , Jan. 21, 2009 -- FEMA departing Administrator R. D...

The original database describes this as: Title: Employees bid FEMA Administrator farewell Production Date: 01/21/2009 Caption: Washington, D. C. , Jan. 21, 2009 -- FEMA departing Administrator R. David Pauli... More

Washington, D. C. , March 12, 2009 -- Close up of DHS Flag - detail of eagle head. FEMA/Bill Koplitz

Washington, D. C. , March 12, 2009 -- Close up of DHS Flag - detail of...

The original database describes this as: Title: DHS Flag detail Production Date: 03/12/2009 Caption: Washington, D. C. , March 12, 2009 -- Close up of DHS Flag - detail of eagle head. FEMA/Bill Koplitz Phot... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Gulfport, Miss. , May 4, 2009 --Acting TRO Director Alec Watson speaks at the Groundbreaking of the new Gulfport Municipal Complex, which will house police administration, municipal court and city services. The structure will contain a FEMA 361 shelter for first responders and is being built with mitigation and public assistance funds. Jennifer Smits/FEMA.

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Gulfport, Miss. , May 4, 2009 --Acting TRO ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Groundbreaking for Gulfport Municipal Complex Production Date: 05/04/2009 Caption: Gulfport, Miss. , May 4, 2009 --Acting TRO Director Alec Watson speaks at th... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Hattiesburg, Miss. , May 12, 2009 -- Construction crews work on Hattiesburg fire station. It is one of the few remaining projects in Forrest County's recovery from Hurricane Katrina.  FEMA/Jennifer Smits

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Hattiesburg, Miss. , May 12, 2009 -- Constr...

The original database describes this as: Title: Hattiesburg Fire Station construction Production Date: 05/12/2009 Caption: Hattiesburg, Miss. , May 12, 2009 -- Construction crews work on Hattiesburg fire sta... More

Washington, D. C. , June 11, 2009 -- Center for Domestic Preparedness Booth at FEMA's 4th Annual Safety and Preparedness Expo at FEMA Headquarters.  FEMA/Bill Koplitz

Washington, D. C. , June 11, 2009 -- Center for Domestic Preparedness ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA's 4th Annual Safety and Preparedness Expo Production Date: 06/11/2009 Caption: Washington, D. C. , June 11, 2009 -- Center for Domestic Preparedness Booth... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Biloxi, Miss. , June 23, 2009 -- Angela Blahut-Neville and her father Andy Blahut look at a hurricane evacuation map and discuss disaster preparedness. The family, including Angela's husband Steve Neville, sister Beth Blahut and dog, Buddy, have their supplies ready for hurricane season. Jennifer Smits/FEMA.

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Biloxi, Miss. , June 23, 2009 -- Angela Bla...

The original database describes this as: Title: Mississippi family prepares for hurricane season Production Date: 06/23/2009 Caption: Biloxi, Miss. , June 23, 2009 -- Angela Blahut-Neville and her father And... More

Washington, D. C. , July 9, 2009 -- Newly appointed Disaster Assistance Directorate (DAD) Director Elizabeth Zimmerman speaking to a full auditorium filled with DAD team members in Washington and via teleconference regional DAD teams across the country - flanked by DAD leadership members James Walke (L) and Curtis Carleton (r).  Mike Moore/FEMA

Washington, D. C. , July 9, 2009 -- Newly appointed Disaster Assistanc...

The original database describes this as: Title: Director Elizabeth Zimmerman addresses an all hands meeting in Washington, D.C. Production Date: 07/09/2009 Caption: Washington, D. C. , July 9, 2009 -- Newly ... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Gautier, Miss. , September 16, 2009 --FEMA Long Term Community Recovery Specialist BJ Smith speaks to a group at the Gautier Senior Center. Smith is a member of the MSRO Speaker's Bureau, which has reached out to a number of community groups including senior citizens. Jane Feehan/FEMA.

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Gautier, Miss. , September 16, 2009 --FEMA ...

The original database describes this as: Title: MSRO Speaker's Bureau visits Senior Centers Production Date: 09/16/2009 Caption: Gautier, Miss. , September 16, 2009 --FEMA Long Term Community Recovery Specia... More

Fire - Catano, Puerto Rico, November 4, 2009 --Private Contractor employees work in the incident area to prevent more contamination from chemical in other areas. Video and pictures are for the Unified Response and Coordination Instructional Video for FEMA. Michael Medina-Latorre/FEMA

Fire - Catano, Puerto Rico, November 4, 2009 --Private Contractor empl...

The original database describes this as: Title: Private contractors working in Puerto Rico Production Date: 11/04/2009 Caption: Catano, Puerto Rico, November 4, 2009 --Private Contractor employees work in th... More

Forest Hills, N.Y., April 15, 2013 -- Strategy and Messaging Specialist, David Hasemyer is the winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize award for national affairs.  David is part of the InsideClimate News Team that did a seven month investigative report on the Kalamazoo River oil spill of 2010.  Ashley Andujar/FEMA

Forest Hills, N.Y., April 15, 2013 -- Strategy and Messaging Specialis...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-04-15 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Ashley Andujar City/State: Forest Hills, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: ... More

Denton, Texas, February 23, 2010 -- Deputy Administrator Richard Serino addresses FEMA workers from the podium at an all hands meeting in FEMA Region VI on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2010  . FEMA/Earl Armstrong

Denton, Texas, February 23, 2010 -- Deputy Administrator Richard Serin...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deputy Administrator Serino visits FEMA Region 6 in Texas Production Date: 02/23/2010 Caption: Denton, Texas, February 23, 2010 -- Deputy Administrator Richard... More

Earthquake - Washington, D. C. , July 16, 2010 -- A Screen capture of a USGS map showing the location of the earthquake in the Germantown/Gaithersburg area today.  USGS Graphic

Earthquake - Washington, D. C. , July 16, 2010 -- A Screen capture of ...

The original database describes this as: Title: USGS Map of 3.6 Germantown Earthquake Production Date: 07/16/2010 Caption: Washington, D. C. , July 16, 2010 -- A Screen capture of a USGS map showing the loca... More

Emergency Planning and Security - Fort Worth, Texas, January 25, 2011 -- FEMA Region VI Regional Administrator Tony Russell addresses the quarterly meeting of the Regional Inter-agency Steering Committee (RISC) meeting in Fort Worth. FEMA/Stephanie Moffett

Emergency Planning and Security - Fort Worth, Texas, January 25, 2011 ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Earl Armstrong taken on 01/25/2011 in Texas Production Date: 01/25/2011 Caption: Fort Worth, Texas, January 25, 2011 -- FEMA Region VI Regional A... More

Emergency Planning and Security - Fort Worth, Texas, January 25, 2011 -- FEMA Region VI Regional Admionistrator Tony Russell addresses Region VI Regional Interagency Steering Committee (RISC) meeting on Tuesday January 25, 2011. FEMA/Stephanie Moffett

Emergency Planning and Security - Fort Worth, Texas, January 25, 2011 ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Earl Armstrong taken on 01/25/2011 in Texas Production Date: 01/25/2011 Caption: Fort Worth, Texas, January 25, 2011 -- FEMA Region VI Regional A... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- As the water receeds, the sides of homes are evidence of the elevation of the flood waters. Mississippi County was one of several Southeast Missouri counties included in a Presidential Declaration on May 9, 2011  Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 --...

The original database describes this as: Title: High Water Line left by retreating flood waters Production Date: 05/17/2011 Caption: Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- As the water receeds, the sides ... More

Miss., Oct. 16, 2012 -- Miss. resident R.J. Deno purchased a cottage with the aid of Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and a housing grant. Deno went from losing everything in Hurricane Katrina to gaining a mitigated/elevated home

Miss., Oct. 16, 2012 -- Miss. resident R.J. Deno purchased a cottage w...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-10-16 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Candice Burch City/State: MS Disasters: Mississippi Hurricane Isaac (DR-4081) Disaster Types: Flooding Ca... More

New Orleans, La., Aug. 1, 2012 -- FEMA's Alice-Anne Krishnan and Arnesta Taylor help install a photographic display at Barrow stadium. FEMA provided over $2 million towards the replacement facility for Barrow Stadium, covering damage to the original ballpark caused by Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans, La., Aug. 1, 2012 -- FEMA's Alice-Anne Krishnan and Arnes...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-08-01 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Candice Burch City/State: New Orleans, LA Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and... More

New York, N.Y., Nov. 12, 2012 -- Members of the Innovation team meet with partners to assist Hurricane Sandy operations

New York, N.Y., Nov. 12, 2012 -- Members of the Innovation team meet w...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-12 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Desiree Matel-Anderson City/State: New York, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... More

New Orleans, La., Aug. 1, 2012 -- FEMA provided over $2 million toward the replacement facility for Barrow Stadium, covering damage to the original ballpark caused by Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans, La., Aug. 1, 2012 -- FEMA provided over $2 million toward...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-08-01 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Candice Burch City/State: New Orleans, LA Disasters: Louisiana Hurricane Isaac (DR-4080) Categories: Featu... More

Coney Island, N.Y., Dec. 4, 2012 -- The Kirk family, Dan, Bailey (the dog), Rita and Kennedy, pose in front of the house they are restoring after major storm damage. FEMA is working with various  partners including federal, state, local and tribal governments , voluntary faith-based and community -based organizations, along with the private sector, to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Ed Edahl

Coney Island, N.Y., Dec. 4, 2012 -- The Kirk family, Dan, Bailey (the ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-12-04 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Ed Edahl City/State: Coney Island, NY Keywords: Storm ^ sandy ^ 4085 ^ Coney Island Disasters: New York Hu... More

San Francisco, Calif., Sep. 22, 2012 -- FEMA Region IX staffers, Heather Duschell and Tomas Kaselionis, arrive on the shoreline of San Francisco's Aquatic Park after completing a challenging 1.25 mile race that began from the infamous Alcatraz prison. This swim tested the pairs' boundaries of stamina and endurance within cold waters.  Duschell and Tomas, both avid swimmers, took the HealthierFeds Initiative to a whole new level

San Francisco, Calif., Sep. 22, 2012 -- FEMA Region IX staffers, Heath...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-09-22 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Casey Deshong City/State: San Francisco, CA Keywords: Region IX ^ Heather Duschell ^ Tomas Kaselionis ^ Alc... More

Anniston, Ala., Sep. 25, 2012 -- Seven members of AT&T's Network Disaster Recovery Team attended the  at FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness. Photo Taken by Shannon Arledge/FEMA

Anniston, Ala., Sep. 25, 2012 -- Seven members of AT&T's Network Disas...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-09-25 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Candice Burch City/State: Anniston, AL Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and Em... More

New York, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2012 -- FEMA Innovation Team assists with connectivity enhancements at FEMA Disaster Recovery Center

New York, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2012 -- FEMA Innovation Team assists with con...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-17 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Desiree Matel-Anderson City/State: New York, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... More

New York, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2012 -- Innovation Team meets with partners to assist in Hurricane Sandy recovery

New York, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2012 -- Innovation Team meets with partners t...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-15 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Desiree Matel-Anderson City/State: New York, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... More

Denton, Texas, Jan. 9, 2012 -- Tony Robinson, new Deputy Regional Administrator for FEMA Region 6, speaks to employees during his first meeting as Deputy Regional Administrator. FEMA/Earl Armstrong

Denton, Texas, Jan. 9, 2012 -- Tony Robinson, new Deputy Regional Admi...

The original database describes this as: Title: New Deputy Regional Administrator for FEMA Region 6 Production Date: 01/09/2012 Caption: Denton, Texas, Jan. 9, 2012 -- Tony Robinson, new Deputy Regional Admi... More

Flooding - Harrisburg, Pa. , Jan. 20, 2012 --  A FEMA Assisted Technology Go Kit which contains tools for helping survivors communicate with FEMA workers at the Disaster Recovery Center. FEMA/Bill Koplitz

Flooding - Harrisburg, Pa. , Jan. 20, 2012 -- A FEMA Assisted Technol...

The original database describes this as: Title: Disaster Recovery Center Assisted Technology Go Kit Production Date: 01/20/2012 Caption: Harrisburg, Pa. , Jan. 20, 2012 -- A FEMA Assisted Technology Go Kit ... More

Denton, Texas, June 12, 2012 --Roland Jackson, Incident Workforce Management Office Liaison for FEMA Region 6, speaks with reservists during the FEMA Qualifications System videoteleconference (VTC) in the Jade Room of FEMA Region 6. FEMA/Earl Armstrong

Denton, Texas, June 12, 2012 --Roland Jackson, Incident Workforce Mana...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Reservist Program VTC Production Date: 06/12/2012 Caption: Denton, Texas, June 12, 2012 --Roland Jackson, Incident Workforce Management Office Liaison for... More

N.J., July 14, 2013 -- Local contractors, architects and planners listen in FEMA arranged Residential Coastal Construction course that provides instruction on current building codes and practices for high risk coastal areas

N.J., July 14, 2013 -- Local contractors, architects and planners list...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-07-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Sara Lamason City/State: NJ Disasters: New Jersey Hurricane Sandy (DR-4086) Disaster Types: Flooding Cate... More

Jason Nelson, FEMA, participates in the Great ShakeOut. The ShakeOut is a multi-state earthquake drill where participants simultaneously practice the recommended action to take during an earthquake

Jason Nelson, FEMA, participates in the Great ShakeOut. The ShakeOut i...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-10-17 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Matthew Harmon Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Progra... More

Bowie, Md., May 30, 2013 -- Flat Stanley participates in a scavenger hunt to find supplies for his emergency supplies kit

Bowie, Md., May 30, 2013 -- Flat Stanley participates in a scavenger h...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-30 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Brittany Trotter City/State: Bowie, MD Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and Em... More

Queens, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2013 -- Architect Thomas Paino points to the surveyors mark indicating the new floodplain level. Andre R. Aragon/FEMA

Queens, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2013 -- Architect Thomas Paino points to the sur...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-01-08 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Andre R Aragon City/State: Queens, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: Floodi... More

D.C., April 23, 2013 -- Employees working in FEMA HQ newly renovated open offices

D.C., April 23, 2013 -- Employees working in FEMA HQ newly renovated o...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-04-23 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Sara Lamason City/State: DC Disaster Types: Technological Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating... More

Michael Coen, Jr, FEMA Chief of Staff meets with Beth Freeman, Regional Administrator for Region VII in Kansas City. Michael Coen, Jr was appointed as FEMA Chief of Staff in mid-2013 and has been visiting the different Regions and meeting with Regional Leadership. Photo by Steve Zumwalt FEMA

Michael Coen, Jr, FEMA Chief of Staff meets with Beth Freeman, Regiona...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-11-21 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Kansas City, MO Keywords: Missouri ^ FEMA Region VII ^ visit ^ Beth Freeman ^ Chi... More

FEMA employees participate in The Great ShakeOut. The ShakeOut is a multi-state earthquake drill where participants simultaneously practice the recommended action to take during an earthquake

FEMA employees participate in The Great ShakeOut. The ShakeOut is a mu...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-10-17 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Matthew Harmon Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Progra... More

Queens, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2013 -- Architect Thomas Paino of Long Island City, NY, elevates 3 floors of his row house to move the basement level out of the floodplain. Beam pockets are raised 3 feet on each of the floors. Andre R. Aragon/FEMA

Queens, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2013 -- Architect Thomas Paino of Long Island Ci...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-01-08 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Andre R Aragon City/State: Queens, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: Floodi... More

Queens, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2013 -- Architect Thomas Paino of Long Island City, NY, elevates 3 floors of his row house to move the basement level out of the floodplain. In addition, the house has benefited from the work of structural engineers and sustainability architects who are making major energy efficiency modifications. Andre R. Aragon/FEMA

Queens, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2013 -- Architect Thomas Paino of Long Island Ci...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-01-08 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Andre R Aragon City/State: Queens, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: Floodi... More

Queens, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2013 -- Architect Thomas Paino of Long Island City, NY, elevates 3 floors of his row house to move the basement level out of the floodplain. In addition, the house has benefited from the work of structural engineers and sustainability architects who are making major energy efficiency modifications. Andre R. Aragon/FEMA

Queens, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2013 -- Architect Thomas Paino of Long Island Ci...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-01-08 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Andre R Aragon City/State: Queens, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: Coasta... More

Denton, Texas, April 27, 2013 -- Bill Bischof, National Preparedness AmeriCorps NCCC-FEMA Corps Southwest Region at a preparedness event

Denton, Texas, April 27, 2013 -- Bill Bischof, National Preparedness A...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-04-27 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Cindy Wirz City/State: Denton, TX Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergen... More

Bowie, Md., May 30, 2013 -- Flat Stella participates in a scavenger hunt to find supplies for her emergency supplies kit

Bowie, Md., May 30, 2013 -- Flat Stella participates in a scavenger hu...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-30 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Brittany Trotter City/State: Bowie, MD Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and Em... More

Forest Hills, N.Y., April 15, 2013 -- Federal Coordinating Officer, Michael Byrne congratulates Strategy and Messaging Specialist David Hasemyer, after winning the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for national affairs reporting.  Ashley Andujar/FEMA

Forest Hills, N.Y., April 15, 2013 -- Federal Coordinating Officer, Mi...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-04-15 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Ashley Andujar City/State: Forest Hills, NY Keywords: FCO ^ Pulitzer Prize ^ FEMA Reservist Disasters: New... More

Alexandria, Va., May 30, 2013 -- Flat Stella and Flat Stella participate in a scavenger hunt to find supplies for their scavenger hunt

Alexandria, Va., May 30, 2013 -- Flat Stella and Flat Stella participa...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-30 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jason Lindesmith City/State: Alexandria, VA Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters a... More

During an All Hands Meeting, Office of External Affairs staff seek safety under a sturdy desk as part of The Great ShakeOut. The Great ShakeOut is an earthquake drill in which participants across the U.S. participate

During an All Hands Meeting, Office of External Affairs staff seek saf...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-10-17 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Brittany Trotter Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Prog... More

Queens, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2013 -- Architect Thomas Paino of Long Island City, NY, elevates 3 floors of his row house to move the basement level out of the floodplain. In addition, the house has benefitted from the work of structural engineers and sustainability architects who are making major energy efficiency modifications. Andre R. Aragon/FEMA

Queens, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2013 -- Architect Thomas Paino of Long Island Ci...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-01-08 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Andre R Aragon City/State: Queens, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: Floodi... More

Queens, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2013 -- Architect Thomas Paino of Long Island City, NY, elevates 3 floors of his row house to move the basement level out of the floodplain. In addition, the house has benefited from the work of structural engineers and sustainability architects who are making major energy efficiency modifications. Andre R. Aragon/FEMA

Queens, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2013 -- Architect Thomas Paino of Long Island Ci...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-01-08 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Andre R Aragon City/State: Queens, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: Floodi... More

Denton, Texas, April 27, 2013 -- FEMA Corps members, Julé Cooke (left) and Rebecca Wright provide information to residents

Denton, Texas, April 27, 2013 -- FEMA Corps members, Julé Cooke (left...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-04-27 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Cindy Wirz City/State: Denton, TX Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergen... More

Westerly, R.I., June 3, 2013 -- FEMA Congressional Liaison Dianne Andrews receives a handshake in gratitude from Westerly Town Manager Steven T. Hartford.  The Westerly Town Council presented FEMA with a certificate of commendation in gratitude for help received restoring Misquamicut Beach and the public pavilion by Memorial Day and the beginning of tourist season

Westerly, R.I., June 3, 2013 -- FEMA Congressional Liaison Dianne Andr...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-06-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Sarah Magee City/State: Westerly, RI Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emer... More

Bowie, Md., May 30, 2013 -- Flat Stella and Flat Stanley participate in a scavenger hunt to find supplies for their emergency supplies kit

Bowie, Md., May 30, 2013 -- Flat Stella and Flat Stanley participate i...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-30 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Brittany Trotter City/State: Bowie, MD Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and Em... More

Bowie, Md., May 30, 2013 -- Flat Stella and Flat Stanley participate in a scavenger hunt to find supplies for their emergency supplies kit

Bowie, Md., May 30, 2013 -- Flat Stella and Flat Stanley participate i...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-30 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Brittany Trotter City/State: Bowie, MD Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and Em... More

"Columbus, Miss. May 15, 2014 -- American Red Cross Volunteers from Jackson, Miss., Eons Catchings Sr. and Howard Jones have just arrived in Columbus, Miss. with 185 30 pound boxes of donated food from the Mississippi Food Network for the citizens of Columbus, Miss. Residents in Itawamba, Jones, Leake, Montgomery, Simpson, Warren, Lee, Lowdnes, Madison, Wayne, Rankin and Winston counties whose property was damaged by the recent storms, tornadoes and flooding in Mississippi may now apply for federal assistance, and are encouraged to apply, to FEMA by calling (800) 621-3362, (TTY) (800) 462-7585, or by applying online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov. Bill Koplitz/FEMA"

"Columbus, Miss. May 15, 2014 -- American Red Cross Volunteers from Ja...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-05-15 13:59:12 UTC Photographer Name: Bill Koplitz Keywords: Food ^ bank ^ donation ^ box Disasters: Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Fl... More

FEMA Region VI Regional Administrator Tony Robinson talks about items in his preparedness kit during a local media interview that included Denton, TX Mayor Mark Burroughs. The interview covered America's PrepareAthon! and plans for FEMA Region VI and the city of Denton to hold an April 30 Tornado Drill

FEMA Region VI Regional Administrator Tony Robinson talks about items ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-25 11:07:52 UTC Photographer Name: Jacqueline Chandler Disaster Types: Tornado Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters a... More

"Columbus, Miss., May 15, 2014 -- Eric Rodgers of the Salvation Army is looking at the food that came in one of the 185 30 pound boxes of food donated by the Mississippi Food Network in Jackson for the citizens of Columbus, Miss. The Salvation Army will distribute the food. Residents in Itawamba, Jones, Leake, Montgomery, Simpson, Warren, Lee, Lowdnes, Madison, Wayne, Rankin and Winston counties whose property was damaged by the recent storms, tornadoes and flooding in Mississippi may now apply for federal assistance, and are encouraged to apply, to FEMA by calling (800) 621-3362, (TTY) (800) 462-7585, or by applying online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov. Bill Koplitz/FEMA"

"Columbus, Miss., May 15, 2014 -- Eric Rodgers of the Salvation Army i...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-05-15 14:10:19 UTC Photographer Name: Bill Koplitz Keywords: Food ^ bank ^ donation ^ box Disasters: Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Fl... More

Grapevine, Texas, April 30, 2014 -- Students from Grapevine-Colleyville ISD in Grapevine, TX creatively dress up as characters from the Wizard of Oz during a America's PrepareAthon! Day of Action tornado drill and pep rally at Cross Timbers Middle School On April 30

Grapevine, Texas, April 30, 2014 -- Students from Grapevine-Colleyvill...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-30 08:14:40 UTC Photographer Name: Stephanie Moffett Disaster Types: Tornado Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and... More

Columbus, Miss., May 15, 2014 -- Red Cross Volunteer from Jackson, Miss., Eons Catchings Sr. is standing at the back of his truck that he just drove to Columbus, Miss. with 185 30 pound boxes of food donated by the Mississippi Food Network in Jackson for the citizens of Columbus.  The food willl be distributed by The Salvation Army. Residents in Itawamba, Jones, Leake, Montgomery, Simpson, Warren, Lee, Lowdnes, Madison, Wayne, Rankin and Winston counties whose property was damaged by the recent storms, tornadoes and flooding in Mississippi may now apply for federal assistance, and are encouraged to apply, to FEMA by calling (800) 621-3362, (TTY) (800) 462-7585, or by applying online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov. Bill Koplitz/FEMA

Columbus, Miss., May 15, 2014 -- Red Cross Volunteer from Jackson, Mis...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-05-15 14:20:02 UTC Photographer Name: Bill Koplitz Keywords: Food ^ bank ^ Salvation Army ^ Red Cross ^ donation Disasters: Mississippi Severe St... More

Grapevine, Texas, April 30, 2014 -- FEMA Region VI Deputy Regional Administrator David Passey speaks with students from Grapevine-Colleyville ISD in Grapevine, Texas about preparedness.  The students took part in a tornado drill/pep rally on April 30 for America's PrepareAthon! Day of Action

Grapevine, Texas, April 30, 2014 -- FEMA Region VI Deputy Regional Adm...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-04-30 07:50:59 UTC Photographer Name: Stephanie Moffett Disaster Types: Tornado Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and... More

The nation's leading agricultural region is locked in drought and bracing for unemployment to soar, sending farm workers to food lines in a place famous for its abundance

The nation's leading agricultural region is locked in drought and brac...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-02-11 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: FEMA News Photo City/State: Las Vegas, NV Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and... More

Flooding - Nashville, Tenn. , August 5, 2010 -- Nashville Pro Hammond owner Murph Wanca moves instruments around his shop.  Music City artists rely on Wanca to keep their Hammond organs and other vintage instruments in top shape.  An SBA low-interest loan is helping Wanca recover from the flood damage his shop suffered during May storms.  Martin Grube/FEMA

Flooding - Nashville, Tenn. , August 5, 2010 -- Nashville Pro Hammond ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Music Shop owner Murph Wanca moves instruments around his shop in Tennessee Production Date: 08/05/2010 Caption: Nashville, Tenn. , August 5, 2010 -- Nashville... More

Anchorage, Alaska, July 1, 2013 -- Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano discusses the past, present and future direction of the Agency during a town hall meeting with DHS staff.  The Department of Homeland Security has a vital mission: to secure the nation from the many threats we face, which requires the dedication of more than 240,000 employees in jobs that range from aviation and border security to emergency response, from cyber-security analyst to chemical facility inspector. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

Anchorage, Alaska, July 1, 2013 -- Department of Homeland Security (DH...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-07-01 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Adam DuBrowa City/State: Anchorage, AK Disaster Types: Emergency Planning and Security ^ Flooding Categori... More